Kawartha Lakes - Economic Development
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Agricultural Development Advisory Board (ADAB)

The Agriculture Development Advisory Board is a volunteer board appointed by City Council. ADAB will provide advice and assistance to Council and Economic development "to optimize economic opportunities available to and within the City by aggressively working towards the implementation of activities focused on the continued growth and prosperity of the rural areas and agricultural sector of the City of Kawartha Lakes."

The following are the activities and responsibilities of the Board:

(a) Consider and advise Council upon the objectives and strategies for incorporation within Council's agricultural development policy which the Board deems most likely to optimize economic growth and the advancement of the agricultural sector.

(b) Review and advise Council and the Manager of Economic Development on matters related to the farm and the agricultural industry as they relate to the overall rural community

(c) Advise City Council on long and short term planning regarding Agricultural Development within the City of Kawartha Lakes.

(d) Review and report to Council annually upon the effectiveness of Council's agricultural development policy and the execution thereof and on all activities and operations of the Board

(e) Provide such other initiative, assistance, and advice to Council and to the Manager of Economic Development as they or the Manager may request or the Board considers appropriate for the provision, through agricultural development, of diverse and secure employment opportunities as well as the assessment necessary to support in a vital and attractive economic environment the highest possible quality of community life.

(f) The Board may establish "special task forces or sub-committees" to investigate certain matters or carry special tasks for projects.

The Board may appoint volunteers to serve on these task forces or committees;


Contact Information  

If you have any questions about the Advisory Board, or wish a copy of the Minutes of the Board, please see contact:

Kelly Maloney, Agriculture Development Officer

Economic Development Department
180 Kent Street, West, Lindsay, ON K9V 2Y6
Phone:  (705) 324-9411 Ext. 1234   or  1 (866) 397-6673  Ext. 1208

180 Kent St. W, Lindsay, OntarioK9V 2Y6
Phone 705-324-9411
Toll Free 1-866-397-6673

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